# MATA128 Euclidean Plane Geometry (4 cr)

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## Description

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An axiomatic approach to elementary Euclidean plane geometry; ruler-and-compass constructions; the use of mathematical software to illustrate elementary geometry.

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Homeworks and Course exam.

## Learning outcomes

- knows the basics of the axiomatic geometry
- can prove central results concerning lines, triangles and circles
- can solve problems using theorems of both congruent and similar triangles and inscribed angles
- can do ruler-and-compass constructions and validate the constructions
- has basic control over some geometry-oriented mathematical software (e.g. Geogebra)

## Additional information

28h lectures, 7 exercise sessions

## Description of prerequisites

Lukion matematiikan pitkä oppimäärä tai vastaavat tiedot

## Study materials

Euclid's Elements

Greenberg: Euclidean and non-Euclidean Geometries

Kurittu, Hokkanen, Kahanpää: Geometria (in Finnish)

Väisälä: Geometria (in Finnish).

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### Teaching (4 cr)

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28h lectures, 7 exercise sessions

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Lecture notes (in Finnish)

Hartshorne: Geometry: Euclid and Beyond (Chapters 1 and 2 and Section 20)

Euclid's Elements

Greenberg: Euclidean and non-Euclidean Geometries

Kurittu, Hokkanen, Kahanpää: Geometria (in Finnish)

Väisälä: Geometria (in Finnish).

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##### 3/19–5/26/2024 Lectures

##### 5/15–5/15/2024 Exam

##### 5/23–5/23/2024 Exam

### Exam (4 cr)

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Final exam

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Lecture notes (in Finnish)

Hartshorne: Geometry: Euclid and Beyond (Chapters 1 and 2 and Section 20)

Euclid's Elements

Greenberg: Euclidean and non-Euclidean Geometries

Kurittu, Hokkanen, Kahanpää: Geometria (in Finnish)

Väisälä: Geometria (in Finnish).